JP unhappy over election results


Dhaka, Jan 01: Voicing dissatisfaction over the party’s election results, Jatiya Party secretary general Moshiur Rahman Ranga on Tuesday said they will decide on Wednesday whether they will remain as the opposition or be part of the government.“We’re not happy with the election results as Jatiya Party was supposed to win more seats,” he said at a discussion at the party’s Banani Office.

Mentioning that a joint meeting of Jatiya Party’s presidium members and newly elected MPs will be held at the party chairman’s Banani office on Wednesday, Ranga said, “The meeting will decide whether Jatiya Party will remain there in the government or as the opposition.  “Later, we’ll also discuss the matter with the Grand Alliance.”

He said though the party’s results are not satisfactory, Jatiya Party is still the second largest party. “We’ll work to establish Jatiya Party as a democratic party in the days to come.”

Ranga, also state minister for LGRD, said now their main responsibility is to make the party well-organised further. “We’ve to take preparations from now so that Jatiya Party can go to power in the next election.”

Party presidium member Masuda M Rashid Chowdhury, vice chairmen Raushan Ara Mannan, Alamgir Shikdar Lotan and Bahauddin Babul, among others, spoke at the programme.